As tyranny surges in 2020, imagery of these holy ladies — on view in Gothic Spirit: Medieval Art — might offer more than first expected.
This gallery talk at the Met Cloisters in New York will focus on knighthood and its hidden secrets in art from medieval times.
Stanford University’s Global Medieval Sourcebook is a new online compendium of English translations for overlooked Middle Ages texts.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York takes an on-the-ground view of life, war, and devotion in Jerusalem during the medieval era.
A group of wall paintings in Stratford-upon-Avon’s Guild Chapel should have been destroyed in 1563, but John Shakespeare had them covered in limewash instead, preserving them for centuries.
It’s easy to forget that a historic artifact preserved in a museum is not a static object.
The 9th-century Lindau Gospels, named for its former home at the Lindau Abbey on Lake Constance in Germany, wasn’t the first book J. Pierpont Morgan purchased for his library, but in the collections of the Morgan Library & Museum, it’s labeled “MS M. 1.”
Beyond the borders of maps, where the limits of exploration fell to imagination, medieval artists and authors created monsters.
Although it only started in March, the Twitter account @MedievalReacts has soared to over 270,000 followers — all because it takes images without attribution from libraries and other sources and pairs them with punchy, modern text.
Two incredible examples of medieval book art are on rare view in New York: the Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting the hefty Winchester Bible, and the Morgan Library and Museum is celebrating the Crusader Bible and its vivid battle scenes.
A new online portal created by the British Library and Qatar Foundation features 25,000 pages of medieval Arabic manuscripts centered on the history of science.
The Voynich Manuscript is one of the most obsessed-over historical enigmas. A medieval book dating from the late 15th or 16th century, its strange, flowing script has never been deciphered, its origins never determined.